Mamaison Hotel La Regina
Housed in a 17th century palace and located in close proximity to the Old Town – Warsaw’s oldest neighbourhood and the city’s main sightseeing attraction – this hotel building has tremendous charm. Its elegant interior boasts a romantic classical décor, spacious modern rooms and an on-site gourmet restaurant La Rotisserie, which serves delicious French-inspired dishes. Before booking, check out the hotel’s website for romantic holiday deals and spa packages.
Mamaison Hotel La Regina, Kościelna 12, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 531 60 00
The over 115-year-old Bristol is Warsaw’s most prestigious hotel, and its star-studded history oozes romanticism. It’s located on the pedestrianised Krakowskie Przedmieście street, which connects the Old Town and Castle Square with the Warsaw University building and the Presidential Palace. Its opulent Art Nouveau interiors are a perfect setting for a romantic weekend with your better half. Famous visitors include Pablo Picasso, Marlene Dietrich, Martin Scorsese and Queen Elizabeth II. Bristol also features an Italian restaurant Marconi (best Sunday brunch spot in the city), a wine bar and the Bristol Café – where you can enjoy delicious coffee and cakes.
Hotel Bristol, Krakowskie Przedmieście 42/44, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 55 11 000
H15 Boutique Hotel
The five-star H15 boutique hotel is located in a neoclassical 19th-century building (an ex-Soviet Union Embassy) in the central Śródmieście district. It stands out for its urban vibe and stylish décor – cosy individually designed rooms, boldly coloured artwork and a glazed courtyard filled potted plants, comfortable seating, a piano and plenty of natural light. The on-site restaurant Signature is perfect for an evening meal, while the lively Poznańska street offers plenty of alternatives for a follow up drink – check out the sophisticated underground floor bar Bez Tytułu, or one of the more laid back hip bars/restaurants such as Beirut and Kraken, very popular among the locals.
H15 Boutique Hotel, Poznańska 15, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 553 87 00
This lovely Art Deco hotel is also a perfect pick for couples. The rooms are filled with 1920s vintage furniture, artwork by Polish Art Deco painters Tamara de Lempicka and Zofia Stryjeńska and a number of them offer great views of the capital’s communist landmark – the Palace of Culture and Science. Make sure to book dinner at the hotel’s exquisite South American fine dining restaurant Salto.
Hotel Rialto, Wilcza 73, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 584 87 00
A new addition to the Warsaw hospitality scene is Hotel Bellotto, which is also conveniently located for sightseeing – it’s approximately a five-minute walk away from the historical Old Town. It’s housed in a 16th-century palace, complete with 20 luxurious rooms, a spa, the Italian restaurant Focaccia and the Miodowa confectionery café.
Hotel Bellotto, Senatorska 13/15, Warsaw, Poland, +48 22 829 64 44